List of beer styles


List of beer styles

Beer style is a loose term used to differentiate and categorize beers by various factors including appearance, flavour, ingredients, production method, history, or origin. The term "beer style" and the structuring of world beers into defined categories is largely based on the work done by the late Michael Jackson in his 1977 book "The World Guide To Beer". [http://www.beerhunter.com/documents/19133-000233.html Michael Jackson's Beer Hunter - How to save a beer style ] ] Fred Eckhardt furthered Jackson's work publishing "The Essentials of Beer Style" in 1989.

There is no universally agreed list of beer styles as different countries and organisations have different sets of criteria. The most exacting and precise lists come from organisers of beer competitions such as CAMRA's Champion Beer of Britain, the Beer Judge Certification Program's local homebrewing competitions and the Brewers Association's World Beer Cup.

A number of ethnic beers, such as Chhaang and Cauim are not included on any of the main beer style groupings.

Some beer terms such as ale, lager, cask ale cover a wide variety of beer styles.

Some countries have distinctive ways of brewing.

Beer styles

* Altbier [http://www.beerhunter.com/documents/19133-000838.html]
* Amber ale [http://www.beerhunter.com/documents/19133-001393.html]
* Barley wine [http://www.beerhunter.com/documents/19133-000146.html]
* Berliner weisse [http://www.beerhunter.com/styles/berliner_weisse.html]
* Bière de Garde [http://www.beerhunter.com/documents/19133-000051.html]
* Bitter [cite web
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* Blonde Ale
* Bock (Traditional) [cite web
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* Brown ale [cite web
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] [cite web
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* California Common [cite web
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* Cream Ale [cite web
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* Dortmunder Export [cite web
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] [cite web
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title=Michael Jackson's Beer Hunter - Beer Styles: Dortmunder
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* Doppelbock [cite web
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* Dunkel
* Dunkelweizen
* Eisbock [cite web
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* Fruit lambic
* Gose
* Gueuze
* Hefeweizen
* Helles
* India pale ale
* Kölsch
* Lambic [cite web
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title=Michael Jackson's Beer Hunter - Belgium's Great Beers
publisher=www.beerhunter.com
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* Maibock/Helles bock
* Malt liquor
* Mild
* Oktoberfestbier/Märzenbier
* Old ale
* Oud bruin
* Pale ale
* Pilsener/Pilsner/Pils
* Porter
* Red ale
* Roggenbier
* Saison
* Scotch ale
* Steam beer
* Stout
* Schwarzbier
* Vienna lager
* Witbier
* Weissbier
* Weizenbock

Types of beer

*Ale
*Bouza
*Boza
*Bozo
*Cask ale
*Cauim
*Chhaang
*Chicha
*Fruit and vegetable beer
*Gruit
*Herb and spiced beer
*Kellerbier
*Kvass
*Lager
*Oshikundu
*Pulque
*Sahti [cite web
url=http://www.beerhunter.com/documents/19133-000861.html
title=Michael Jackson's Beer Hunter - Sahti - rural beer with a great Finnish
publisher=www.beerhunter.com
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*Smoked beer
*Strong ale
*Sour ale
*Sulima
*Wheat beer
*Zwickelbier

Beers by location

*Beers of the world
**African beer
**American beer, American lager
**Australian beer
**Austrian beer
**Belgian ale
**British beer
***Scottish beer
***Welsh beer
***English beer
**Brazilian beer
**German beer

References

Notes

Bibliography

*"Altbier", Horst D. Dornbusch, Brewers Publications (1998), ISBN 0937381624
*"Barley Wine", Fal Allen, Brewers Publications (1998), ISBN 0937381594
*"The London and Country Brewer 1736", Messieur Fox, ISBN 143482795X
*"Michael Jackson's Great Beer Guide", Michael Jackson, ISBN 0789451565

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